Friday, 16 May 2014

Fairhaven Garden Norfolk Broads Half Term Family Events May 24 to June 1, 2014

Candelabra Primula - Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden
There is a packed programme of family activities at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham, during half term week: Bug Week Bonanza (May 24-June 1), Candelabra Primula Walk (May 25), Bug Day with the RSPB (May 27) and Tree ID Walk (May 31).

All events are included in the entry charge to the garden, £6.10 adult, £5.60 concessions, £3.60 child (under 5 free).

Bug Week Bonanaza, May 24 to June 1, daily 10am to 5pm. Search the woodland garden for as many mini beasts as you can find. Then tick them off your list to win a small prize.

Candelabra Primula Walk, May 25 at 11am. Find out about the garden’s famous candelabra primulas during this guided walk through the woodland garden with Head Gardener Ian Guest.

Bug Day with the RSPB, May 27, 11am to 3pm. Take part in a bug hunt, make a home for your garden mini beasts, and create some wild bug art.

Tree ID Walk, May 31, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Want to sort out your birch from your beech? Find out about the amazing variety of trees in the woodland garden and gain confidence in your tree identification with Jon Tyler from Wildforwoods. Booking essential, sorry no dogs allowed at this event.

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is at South Walsham, nine miles east of Norwich, signposted off A47 at B1140 junction, t. 01603 270449, enquiries@fairhavengarden.co.uk,  www.fairhavengarden.co.uk.

The garden is open daily all year (closed Christmas Day), also open on Wednesdays until 9pm from May to the end of August, tearoom, gift shop and plant sales.

There is wheelchair access throughout the garden, including a Sensory Garden. Visitors requiring special facilities are advised to telephone in advance, mobility scooters available. Dogs are welcome on leads; small charge to cover poop scoop.